STUDENT TICKET PLANS FOR CLASSICAL CONCERTS
VANCOUVER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (VSO):
Go to https://www.vancouversymphony.ca/td-all-access-pass/ Fill out your application for the TD All-Access Pass and follow instructions from there. If you are a student and/or 35 and under, this will allow you to buy two VSO tickets for just $15 each! If any problems, call 604.876.3434.
The home of the VSO is downtown in the Orpheum Theatre; concerts also at Chan Centre UBC (8 concerts), Bell Centre (Surrey) and North Vancouver Centennial Theatre.
VANCOUVER RECITAL SOCIETY (VRS):
For anyone 35 or under, Ru35 program now gives you best available seating for $18 per ticket. Go to https://vanrecital.com/tickets-subscriptions/r-u-35/
If problems call 604.602.0363.
Concerts at Vancouver Playhouse and at Chan Centre, UBC.
FRIENDS OF CHAMBER MUSIC (FCM):
Simply arrive within an hour before concert and buy tickets at the door. Seats are not reserved, so earlier is better. Cost: $15 with student card. https://friendsofchambermusic.ca/concerts/
Concerts at Vancouver Playhouse.
VANCOUVER CHOPIN SOCIETY (VCS):
Student/BCRMTA members receive 20% discount; Youth Tickets (Grades 1 to 12) – $15
Concerts at Vancouver Playhouse
EARLY MUSIC VANCOUVER:
Subject to certain restrictions, EMV offers half-price tickets and series tickets for students – and those 35 and under – for all concerts. These can be ordered online: after you choose a seat, choose ‘35 & under’, no discount code or verified ID needed. Subject to availability, Student rush seats at $10 also come on sale one hour before each concert. http://www.earlymusic.bc.ca/events/. If problems, call 604.822.2697.
Concerts at Christ Church Cathedral, Chan Centre UBC, Vancouver Playhouse
Opera is always pretty expensive (best seats over $150). After 12 noon on the day of performance, selected student rush tickets can now be purchased online for only $25 each: one per person.
Performances at Queen Elizabeth Theatre and Vancouver Playhouse
VANCOUVER CHAMBER CHOIR (VCC):
Student rush tickets are $15 at the door, starting from 6:30pm of the night of the concert. https://vancouverchamberchoir.com/events/
Concerts principally held at Pacific Spirit United Church in Kerrisdale (2205 W 45th Ave.)
MUSIC ON MAIN (MM):
Go online to http://www.musiconmain.ca/upcoming-concerts/
Student prices are the first price indicated on the ticketing page; highest price is $19 but many are $15 or less.
Concerts at Heritage Hall, the Annex, and other venues
CHAN CENTRE UBC:
A limited number of student tickets (and/or youth under 25) will be made available online for each event at $15. One per person; valid ID must be shown.
All AFFILIATES on the right-hand side of the VCM home page, and not listed here, will also have student discounts of some type. Please refer to the relevant websites.
Updated September 2019